Friday, March 6, 2015
Weekend Link Dump
Everyone is a basket case sometimes.
So let's unwind with some links:
What the hell is the Maine Penny?
We're still asking, "Where the hell is MH370?"
Watch out for those deserts!
Watch out for Tango Foot!
Watch out for those cemetery ghost lights!
Port Angeles is really booming!
North Texas is really booming!
Florida is really booming!
Taking the concept of "BFF" to a whole 'nother level.
The ominous lessons of a rodent utopia.
The sad case of the "Boxing Baroness."
A museum honors an alien abduction.
Tales of phantom ships, 1909.
Born in India, raised in Britain.
Eglantine Wallace, wild child.
The Shah of Persia collects revenue.
The madness of menses.
Shorter version: A Georgian household was Housekeeping Hell.
The strange "family" life of Augustus Hare.
How Victorian mothers unwittingly gave their children "Murder bottles."
If you've read M.R. James' "Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad" you'll know this probably won't end well.
A rather unusual tale of haunted Welsh ironworks.
Winston Churchill's Demon Voices.
Fascinating Womanhood, 1920s style.
Charlie Chaplin and the grave-robbers.
Prankster Brian Hughes and his cat sidekick.
The advantages--and disadvantages--of the crinoline.
Vikings as "global investors."
Return of the Royal Eggs.
The strange case of George Edalji.
A night out in Manhattan, 1938.
Writing to Agatha Christie.
The Cato Street Conspiracy.
Turning the tables on an executioner.
Joseph Richards makes a really bad career move.
Another tale of body-snatching gone wrong.
Another tale of burials gone wrong.
And finally, here's a pony and his periscope.
There you have it. On Monday, I'll be back with the tale of one strange, sad road trip. In the meantime, don't put on any airs when you're down on Rue Morgue Avenue: